Berens River RCMP respond to fatal pedestrian-vehicle collision

Berens River, Manitoba – On October 3, 2019, at approximately 9:30 am, Berens River RCMP received a call that two individuals were blocking traffic on a roadway in the community, and the caller was worried about their safety.

When officers arrived, medical personnel from the Berens River nursing station were already at the location, trying to revive one of the pedestrians who had been struck by a vehicle. The 29-year-old female pedestrian, from Berens River, was later pronounced deceased on scene.

It is believed that a truck, driven by a 62-year-old male, was turning at an intersection in the community when he struck the 29-year-old female.

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An autopsy is being scheduled and RCMP continue to investigate.

Berens River RCMP

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